Single-session treatment of portal vein thrombosis using combined pharmacomechanical thrombolysis

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Abstract

A patient with portal hypertension developed thrombosis of her transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) and the portal vein. The Trellis device (Bacchus Vascular, Santa Clara, CA) was used to achieve rapid lysis of the portal vein thrombus and help restore portal and TIPS patency in a single session.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)327-332
Number of pages6
JournalSeminars in Interventional Radiology
Volume24
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2007

Keywords

  • Portal hypertension
  • Portal vein thrombosis
  • Portosystemic shunt

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